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Scoop.co.nz
Green Party Co-leader James Shaw's 2016 Budget Speechforced onto the street.It was during the Great Depression.And you know what hap
Green Party Co-leader James Shaw's 2016 Budget Speech
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 minutes ago
forced onto the street.It was during the Great Depression.And you know what happened next?New Zealand elected the First Labour Government, and a Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage, who built thousands and thousands of state houses — a heroic... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Making the Commonwealth relevant againcitizen. She was appointed to the House of Lords in 1997, and served as Britain
Making the Commonwealth relevant again
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
citizen. She was appointed to the House of Lords in 1997, and served as Britain’s first female Attorney-General in the Labour government under Prime Minister Gordon Brown (2007-10). “I think this is an exciting time for the Commonwealth,” Ms.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers – May 25spending by 50 percent in 5 years only to see social statistics go backwards. W
Questions & Answers – May 25
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
spending by 50 percent in 5 years only to see social statistics go backwards. We saw that happen under the previous Labour Government; it is not happening under this Government.Joanne Hayes: What initiatives has the Government announced,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
George Osborne's tax deal with Google in the spotlight as French authorities raid the company's officesprofits offshore anymore,” he said. “We’ve made sure that banks pay a higher t
George Osborne's tax deal with Google in the spotlight as French authorities raid the company's offices
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
profits offshore anymore,” he said. “We’ve made sure that banks pay a higher tax bill than they ever did under the last Labour government. Ms Osborne and Ms Eagle were standing in for David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn due to Mr Cameron being... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Integration nationcountry might not be so rosy after all. Citizenship tests were introduced in 20
Integration nation
Namibia Economist / Posted 16 hours ago
country might not be so rosy after all. Citizenship tests were introduced in 2002 because of a realisation by the then Labour government that the laissez-faire approach to immigration and ethnocultural diversity had not necessarily led to the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Latest video and updates from PMQsthis government are making companies pay their taxes. He notes that Angela Eagl
Latest video and updates from PMQs
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
this government are making companies pay their taxes. He notes that Angela Eagle was exchequer secretary under the last Labour government and asks what she did about Google’s taxes. Eagle says she takes it as a compliment that Osborne has done... Read more
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Times of Malta
Is the Prime Minister listening?argument that the Prime Minister is probably riding on the feel-good factor to
Is the Prime Minister listening?
Times of Malta / Posted 23 hours ago
argument that the Prime Minister is probably riding on the feel-good factor to see him through this crisis. Of course the Labour government has had successes to date, principally in the economic sector, but “man does not live by bread alone”. On... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Duncan Greive: Everything that's wrong with TV3's 'special report'He was driven by the powerful nostalgia so many of a certain age and gender exp
Duncan Greive: Everything that's wrong with TV3's 'special report'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
He was driven by the powerful nostalgia so many of a certain age and gender experience for life before the fourth Labour government. He sought out people who would echo his opinions. Then he delivered us his findings from the mountain, and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers – May 24there are a great many initiatives that the Government has undertaken. I just l
Questions & Answers – May 24
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
there are a great many initiatives that the Government has undertaken. I just look back at the 9 years under the previous Labour Government, and all we saw was interest rates going up.Metiria Turei: Why is his Government prioritising the building... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New tenancy laws a step closerhomes to be insulated by 1 July 2019 – a total of 510,000. This compares to jus
New tenancy laws a step closer
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
homes to be insulated by 1 July 2019 – a total of 510,000. This compares to just 50,000 homes insulated by the previous Labour government.“Other provisions in the Bill cover faster turnaround of tenancy abandonment, stronger measures to prevent... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Lancet study highlights long-term effect of 1999 nationwide strategy to reduce teenage pregnancypublished in The Lancet. The study is the first to show the long term effect o
Lancet study highlights long-term effect of 1999 nationwide strategy to reduce teenage pregnancy
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
published in The Lancet. The study is the first to show the long term effect of a nationwide strategy launched by the Labour government in 1999, aimed at reducing under-18 conception rates by 50% by 2010 and limiting social exclusion among... Read more
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express
Tony Blair says Labour DIDN’T let in too many EU migrants TONY BLAIR today defended himself from accusations the last Labour government
Tony Blair says Labour DIDN’T let in too many EU migrants
express / Posted yesterday
TONY BLAIR today defended himself from accusations the last Labour government allowed too many EU migrants to come to Britain. Tony Blair defended Labour's record Under Mr Blair’s... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Tracey Emin: 'The stone I married is beautiful and dignified – it will never let me down'that she was voting Conservative at the 2010 election, though she was hardly al
Tracey Emin: 'The stone I married is beautiful and dignified – it will never let me down'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
that she was voting Conservative at the 2010 election, though she was hardly alone in being disillusioned by the then Labour government), that it’s hard to detach it from her influence as an artist. Nonetheless, her impact is pretty clear,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kenny MacAskill: Scottish Government 'tried to win more powers as part of Lockerbie agreement'they had been involved in shoring him up before they tore him down with spectac
Kenny MacAskill: Scottish Government 'tried to win more powers as part of Lockerbie agreement'
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
they had been involved in shoring him up before they tore him down with spectacular consequences." He accused the former Labour government at Westminster of agreeing the prisoner transfer deal with Libya "for the benefits of BP", which went on to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Votes to new citizens being given in breach of Constitutionthe total collapse of authority in Malta. Dr Fenech Adami said that this scand
Votes to new citizens being given in breach of Constitution
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
the total collapse of authority in Malta. Dr Fenech Adami said that this scandal had angered people. It was clear that the Labour government was mired in corruption and it was trying to make up for lost votes by giving the right to vote to people... Read more
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Times of Malta
Interactive science centre in Bighi to open its doors two years latethat none of the €12 million EU funds have been lost. The former Nationalist M
Interactive science centre in Bighi to open its doors two years late
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
that none of the €12 million EU funds have been lost. The former Nationalist MP, who was retained in his position by the Labour government, blamed contractors working on the project for the delays and said penalties will now be imposed. “The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Teenage pregnancies have almost halved in England thanks to sex educationin some parts of England fell by almost half after the Teenage Pregnancy Strate
Teenage pregnancies have almost halved in England thanks to sex education
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
in some parts of England fell by almost half after the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) was introduced in 1999 by the then Labour government, a study has found. The greatest impact was seen in areas of high deprivation and those locations that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bridges and viewing platforms among unsafe DOC structuresa few bucks.“National’s spending on conservation has been on average $55 millio
Bridges and viewing platforms among unsafe DOC structures
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
a few bucks.“National’s spending on conservation has been on average $55 million less per year in real terms than the last Labour Government. Cumulatively, that’s $336 million that DOC has missed out on since John Key moved into the Beehive,” Mr... Read more
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asianage
Teenage pregnancy shows sharp decline in Englandstudy published in the Lancet is the first to show the long term effect of a na
Teenage pregnancy shows sharp decline in England
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
study published in the Lancet is the first to show the long term effect of a nation-wide strategy launched by the Labour government in 1999 which was aimed at reducing under-18 conception rates by 50% by 2010 and limiting social exclusion... Read more
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Daily Star
REVEALED: 6 infamous half-truths told by politicians ahead of the EU voteinfamous. GETTYUNEXPECTED: New Labour either lied about the numbers expected o
REVEALED: 6 infamous half-truths told by politicians ahead of the EU vote
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
infamous. GETTYUNEXPECTED: New Labour either lied about the numbers expected or got it totally wrong In 2004, the New Labour Government led by Prime Minister Tony Blair allowed free migration to the UK for workers from new EU states such as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
After 41 years of shifting battlelines, the Brexit vote for Northern Ireland is a very tough one to callEnoch Powell. Elected the previous year as Ulster Unionist MP for South Down, P
After 41 years of shifting battlelines, the Brexit vote for Northern Ireland is a very tough one to call
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Enoch Powell. Elected the previous year as Ulster Unionist MP for South Down, Powell had urged voters to elect a Labour Government in order to secure the referendum. In 1975 the overwhelming majority of Conservative MPs supported Yes.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Budget won't provide answers for homelesscrashed, Douglas pushed for more radical economic reform - like a flat tax and
Budget won't provide answers for homeless
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
crashed, Douglas pushed for more radical economic reform - like a flat tax and more asset sales. The rest, including the Labour government, was history. These days the Budget's an open secret. In the lead up to this Thursday's tome, the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Andrew Little: Govt's priorities to blame for housing crisisnew research shows that working Kiwis' slice of economic growth has fallen from
Andrew Little: Govt's priorities to blame for housing crisis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
new research shows that working Kiwis' slice of economic growth has fallen from more than 50 per cent under the previous Labour Government to just 37 per cent under National. That adds up to $50 less per week for the average family this... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Grant Robertson: Pre Budget Speechfeel that if prosperity is happening it must be happening to someone else.The s
Grant Robertson: Pre Budget Speech
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
feel that if prosperity is happening it must be happening to someone else.The statistics bear this out. Under the last Labour government, the share of growth of our economy going to wage and salary earners was over 50 per cent. Today, it’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Andrew Little: Pre-Budget Speech 2016it’s no surprise that we are seeing a growing inequality in how the gains from
Andrew Little: Pre-Budget Speech 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
it’s no surprise that we are seeing a growing inequality in how the gains from economic growth are shared. Under the last Labour government, the share of economic growth going to wage and salary earners was over 50%. Today, it’s 37%. The slice of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Future Britons will find it hard to believe that anyone voted to stay in the EUable to keep the pound sterling, rather than being forced to use the euro. When
Future Britons will find it hard to believe that anyone voted to stay in the EU
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
able to keep the pound sterling, rather than being forced to use the euro. When this historic rupture was confirmed by the Labour government, in 2003, there was widespread condemnation from those in British banking and business who were... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Budget must deliver for middle New ZealandNational came to power, just 37% of economic growth has gone into the pay packe
Budget must deliver for middle New Zealand
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
National came to power, just 37% of economic growth has gone into the pay packets of working families. Under the last Labour Government that figure was over 50%.“If working New Zealanders’ share of the economy hadn’t shrunk under National, the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Budget won't provide answers for homeless - Budget 2016crashed, Douglas pushed for more radical economic reform - like a flat tax and
Budget won't provide answers for homeless - Budget 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
crashed, Douglas pushed for more radical economic reform - like a flat tax and more asset sales. The rest, including the Labour government, was history. These days the Budget's an open secret. In the lead up to this Thursday's tome, the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tory fury as David Cameron suggests Labour government in Europe better than Conservative one outside itthe leading figures in the Vote Leave camp said; "It's extraordinary that a Con
Tory fury as David Cameron suggests Labour government in Europe better than Conservative one outside it
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
the leading figures in the Vote Leave camp said; "It's extraordinary that a Conservative Prime Minister should imply that a Labour Government in the EU was in any way superior to a Conservative Government under any circumstances. "Socialism... Read more
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NZCity
Little's speech `just a pile of slogans'the economy hadn't shrunk under National, the average family would now be $50 a
Little's speech `just a pile of slogans'
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
the economy hadn't shrunk under National, the average family would now be $50 a week better off," he said. "Under the last Labour government, the share of economic growth going to wage and salary earners was over 50 per cent - today it's 37 per... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt cheats workers: Little - Budget 2016in 2008, 37 per cent of economic growth had gone into the pay packets of worker
Govt cheats workers: Little - Budget 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
in 2008, 37 per cent of economic growth had gone into the pay packets of workers compared to 50 per cent under the former Labour government. The share that had gone into company profits and returns from property investment had increased. He said... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Little needs to be vocal on housingFinance Minister Bill English is certain to mention in his speech on Thursday -
Little needs to be vocal on housing
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Finance Minister Bill English is certain to mention in his speech on Thursday - health and education. Mr Little said a Labour government would deliver a Budget that had health and education as priorities and took action on housing. Health and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt cheats workers: Littlein 2008, 37 per cent of economic growth had gone into the pay packets of worker
Govt cheats workers: Little
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
in 2008, 37 per cent of economic growth had gone into the pay packets of workers compared to 50 per cent under the former Labour government. The share that had gone into company profits and returns from property investment had increased. He said... Read more
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metro
Cameron just took the EU referendum debate to another levelsupports HTML5 video David Cameron has suggested that Britain would be stronge
Cameron just took the EU referendum debate to another level
metro / Posted 3 days ago
supports HTML5 video David Cameron has suggested that Britain would be stronger and safer in the European Union under a Labour government than it would be out of the EU under the Tories. The prime minister initially said he’d like the ‘best of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Keith Schembri says he wants to 'set the record straight'It seeks to undermine public trust and to denigrate anyone who is remotely asso
Keith Schembri says he wants to 'set the record straight'
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
It seeks to undermine public trust and to denigrate anyone who is remotely associated with the Labour Movement or the Labour government. Confidential and privileged information from bank officials sympathetic to the Nationalist cause has been... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Little: National neglecting 'middle NZ'foreign trusts and tax on multinationals. Mr Little contrasted National's last
Little: National neglecting 'middle NZ'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
foreign trusts and tax on multinationals. Mr Little contrasted National's last eight Budgets with those of the last Labour Government, which delivered legacy programmes such as Working for Families and KiwiSaver. He said spending in health... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Andrew Little: National neglecting 'middle New Zealand'leader Andrew Little has used a pre-Budget speech to accuse National of neglect
Andrew Little: National neglecting 'middle New Zealand'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
leader Andrew Little has used a pre-Budget speech to accuse National of neglecting 'middle New Zealand' and promised a Labour government would do more for housing affordability and health. There were no new policy announcements in Mr Little's... Read more
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NZCity
Labour says it would attack povertyon Sunday, Mr Little said the government was out of touch and was increasingly
Labour says it would attack poverty
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
on Sunday, Mr Little said the government was out of touch and was increasingly focusing on top income earners. "A Labour government would deliver a budget that prioritises health and education, takes real action on housing, and ensures... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
DOC is not underfunded: Maggie Barryand take the difficult decisions around 1080. Instead of folding over and not u
DOC is not underfunded: Maggie Barry
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
and take the difficult decisions around 1080. Instead of folding over and not using it, which is what happened in the last Labour government, we are using it in ways that is beneficial for nature and has the support of NGOs. But if we hadn’t taken... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Pre-dudget debate with David Seymour, Peter Dunne, Julie-Anne Genter and Marama Foxall be housing. No tax cuts for eight years – what’s the point of having a cent
RAW DATA: Pre-dudget debate with David Seymour, Peter Dunne, Julie-Anne Genter and Marama Fox
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
all be housing. No tax cuts for eight years – what’s the point of having a centre-right government if the tax is like a Labour government? And let’s not forget a long-term issue, because we get a bit short-termish sometimes in New Zealand, and... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour to give local councils 'rent regulation' powers to secure fairness says John McDonnell Blair and Gordon Brown, saying it helped create an "unfair tax system" which ul
Labour to give local councils 'rent regulation' powers to secure fairness says John McDonnell
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Blair and Gordon Brown, saying it helped create an "unfair tax system" which ultimately benefited the super-rich. "The last Labour government relied too heavily on tax revenues from financial services, and too heavily on off-balance sheet spending... Read more
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heraldscotland
John McDonnell: 'Labour helped create unfair tax system'Tony Blair and Gordon Brown did not do enough to tackle tax dodging, the left-w
John McDonnell: 'Labour helped create unfair tax system'
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown did not do enough to tackle tax dodging, the left-winger said. "The old rules meant the last Labour government relied too heavily on tax revenues from financial services, and too heavily on off-balance sheet spending... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UK Treasury: House prices will plummet if Britain leaves EUDavid Cameron (right) leaves after delivering a speech on the European Union wi
UK Treasury: House prices will plummet if Britain leaves EU
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron (right) leaves after delivering a speech on the European Union with former foreign minister of the last Labour government David Miliband, at the British Museum in central London on May 9. Raising the stakes in Britain’s European... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conferencebreak with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a g
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conference
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
break with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a generation. And set out a clear vision for a Labour government that will create an economy that works for all, not just the few. "We want to see a genuinely mixed... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conferencebreak with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a g
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conference
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
break with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a generation. And set out a clear vision for a Labour government that will create an economy that works for all, not just the few. "We want to see a genuinely mixed... Read more
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Northern Echo
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conferencebreak with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a g
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conference
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
break with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a generation. And set out a clear vision for a Labour government that will create an economy that works for all, not just the few. "We want to see a genuinely mixed... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conferencebreak with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a g
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conference
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
break with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a generation. And set out a clear vision for a Labour government that will create an economy that works for all, not just the few. "We want to see a genuinely mixed... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conferencebreak with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a g
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conference
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
break with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a generation. And set out a clear vision for a Labour government that will create an economy that works for all, not just the few. "We want to see a genuinely mixed... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conferencebreak with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a g
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conference
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
break with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a generation. And set out a clear vision for a Labour government that will create an economy that works for all, not just the few. "We want to see a genuinely mixed... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conferencebreak with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a g
Jeremy Corbyn to call for 'new economics' at Labour conference
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
break with the failed economic orthodoxy that has gripped policy makers for a generation. And set out a clear vision for a Labour government that will create an economy that works for all, not just the few. "We want to see a genuinely mixed... Read more
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